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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Dinner here definitely made up for a long rainy day. The variety of non-seafood options was a nice change of pace and the chocolate dessert was excellent. A kind of "old-fashioned" sort of place, with excellent service.

Thank Susan M
Sydney, Canada
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stay in a very clean but small room. This is a classic elder hotel with an awesome staff. The Location is right in downtown Baddeck so everything is within easy walking distance. We were able to sit in the grand living room which was filled with charm & history. We were lucky enough to take pictures tat showed the... More 

Thank caperleaf
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64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was our third visit to Baddeck and our second to Telegraph House. The first was about 40 years earlier before the motel addition. We stayed in the main house, right on the street and thought it might be noisy. It wasn't except for a couple motorcycles early in the evening. The main advantage is that it is right in... More 

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Pointe Claire, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed in a room you could park in front. It was very homey . Second night we stayed in the hotel itself. Another nice room. It was not modern but very much the style of the age of the hotel. Aleexander Graham Bell stayed here with his wife. It was the original telegraph house.

Thank Melarossa61
Sea Cliff, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I'm all for quaint and understand the limitations of motels and small towns. However, this motel was really lacking. Some outlets didn't work. Lamps didn't work. Hair dryer provided didn't work. They don't have air conditioning so they give you a big oscilating fan that resembles the same fan I remember seeing in my father's office when I visited him... More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Service was friendly and adequate. Food was disappointing however. I ordered the crabcakes and they were very salty...my wife ordered a green salad and it was small. We both ordered the halibut and it was bland. No bread was served. Overall very mediocre nothing special.

Thank love2skicorbets
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The main building of the hotel looks great from the outside, although the same cannot be said of the bits out the back: the motel and cabins. We stayed in a cabin which was described as having French country decor which was code for shabby, dated and very, very small. For some reason, despite very vocal air-conditioning, the room was... More 

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80 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I stayed here twice, in two different rooms. The motel section is very nice, with a little pod coffee maker, fair wifi, comfortable beds and clean. Next I stayed in the old hotel part. The room was very nice but there was no coffee maker, so be sure to check when you book.

Thank ghengiscon
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We just stayed for one night but it was very nice, centrally located and had a nice big covered veranda to sit on and enjoy the thunderstorm. The room decor was a little too grandma-ish for me personally but it did not offend.

Thank Cindy B
Bowmanville, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Telegraph House while touring the Cabot Trail. Would Definetly stay here again, decoration of cabin was incredible. Baddeck is nice little place with lots of restaurants around. Beautiful main lodge and beautiful view!

Thank James T

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Telegraph House Hotel

Address: 479 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Price Range: ₹ 6,087 - ₹ 6,498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Telegraph House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Any of the rooms look fine. This was off-season.”
  • The not-TV sitting room with fire and coffee.
 of 5 bubbles 110neilk, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We preferred to stay in the hotel as opposed to the motel”
 of 5 bubbles 151camv, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 35 is our favorite!”
  • Room 35
  • Charming room
 of 5 bubbles 833bertw, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building small and can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles TheBuffer007, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take your own pillow if you want a good sleep! Mattresses and pillows appear to be 20 or more years old.”
  • Note that there is no counter space & if you use an electric toothbrush the outlet isn't near sh
  • Very cute bathroom almost has more room than the bedrooms.
  • View of the door, porch and parking area. Hotel is down the hill within walking distance.
  • Door is where the washroom is.
  • The small closet is visible as well as the quaint but uncomfortable beds.
 of 5 bubbles craymo, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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